IGNITE Stage: A case for including prisons and prisoners in disaster risk reduction

  • Time and Date: Tuesday 10 May (15:15 - 15:30)
  • Speaker(s): Fanny Navizet,
    Institut de Géographie Alpine, Université de Grenoble, France

    JC Gaillard,
    Center for Disaster Preparedness, Philippines


Recent disasters have shown that prisons and prisoners are particularly vulnerable in facing natural hazards. Nevertheless disaster risk reduction policies seldom consider the high vulnerability and limited capacities of prisoners as well as the particular and isolated context of prisons. This presentation provides unique empirical data collected in France.


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Last updated: 04 December 2020